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Audra McDonald & More Celebrate Lorne Michaels Tonight at Lincoln Center GalaAudra McDonald & More Celebrate Lorne Michaels Tonight at Lincoln Center Gala
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

Live from New York! SNL alum Tina Fey and husband Jeff Richmond have co-written and will co-direct a special tribute to SNL creator Lorne Michaels at Lincoln Center's American Songbook Gala. The event takes place at The Alice Tully Hall tonight, February 11th. (more...)

Brandon Potter to Star in DTC's Texas-Sized Production of ALL THE WAY This SpringBrandon Potter to Star in DTC's Texas-Sized Production of ALL THE WAY This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

Dallas Theater Center announced today complete details for the Texas-sized production of the Tony Award-winning play, ALL THE WAY. A co-production with the Alley Theatre and directed by DTC Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty, the Houston Chronicle calls ALL THE WAY "a fascinating portrait of one of the most colorful and complex figures in U.S. history." ALL THE WAY features company members from both DTC and the Alley Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: LEGALLY BLONDE is in the Pink at the FultonBWW Review: LEGALLY BLONDE is in the Pink at the Fulton
by Marakay Rogers - Feb 3, 2016

Broadway World award winner Marc Robin brings a bouncy, infectious bundle of pink cotton candy to the Fulton stage with LEGALLY BLONDE (more...)

2016 Delaware Young Playwrights Finalists Revealed2016 Delaware Young Playwrights Finalists Revealed
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Delaware Theatre Company is pleased to announce the six finalist plays in the 2015-2016 Delaware Young Playwrights Festival: (more...)

The School of Theatre at Florida State to Stage LEGALLY BLONDEThe School of Theatre at Florida State to Stage LEGALLY BLONDE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Omigod you guys! Elle Woods is bringing pink and lots of it to the Fallon Stage in Legally Blonde directed by Tom Ossowski. Based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the hit Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture, sorority girl Elle Woods takes on Harvard Law School in an attempt to win back the love of her life. There, she must use her brains and beauty to defend famous fitness instructor Brooke Wyndham, who has been accused of murder. Along the way she discovers that true love only finds us when we learn to truly love ourselves. Featuring a book by Heather Hach with music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin, Legally Blonde is sure to "bend and snap" its way into the hearts of audiences! (more...)

DTC's Andy Truscott Receives Honor from Kennedy CenterDTC's Andy Truscott Receives Honor from Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

Andy Truscott, Director of Marketing and Development for Delaware Theatre Company and 2009 WCU alum, has been awarded the Region II Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Gold Medallion. It is the organization's most prestigious award and considered one of the great honors in theater education. (more...)

GUYS AND DOLLS Confirmed to Transfer to the Phoenix Theatre!GUYS AND DOLLS Confirmed to Transfer to the Phoenix Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

Following critical acclaim at the Savoy Theatre, the Chichester Festival Theatre revival of Guys and Dolls will†transfer to the Phoenix Theatre whilst simultaneously touring the UK from March 2016. T (more...)

Lucie Jones to Lead LEGALLY BLONDE at CurveLucie Jones to Lead LEGALLY BLONDE at Curve
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2016

Nikolai Foster, Artistic Director at Curve, today announces Lucie Jones as Elle Woods in the award-winning West End and Broadway smash hit musical comedy, Legally Blonde. Lucie rose to prominence on the X Factor in 2009 and has since starred as Victoria in American Psycho (Almeida Theatre) and as Molly in Ghost (Asia Tour). (more...)

Lucie Jones and Jon Robyns To Star In LEGALLY BLONDE At Leicester Curve!Lucie Jones and Jon Robyns To Star In LEGALLY BLONDE At Leicester Curve!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2016

Nikolai Foster, Artistic Director at Curve, today announces†Lucie Jones†as Elle Woods in the award-winning West End and Broadway smash hit musical comedy,†Legally Blonde. Lucie rose to prominence on the X Factor in 2009 and has since starred as Victoria in†American Psycho†(Almeida Theatre) and as Molly in†Ghost†(Asia Tour). (more...)

Hasty Pudding to Honor Broadway Producer Daryl Roth with the Order of the Golden SphinxHasty Pudding to Honor Broadway Producer Daryl Roth with the Order of the Golden Sphinx
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

The Hasty Pudding Institute of 1770 announces that acclaimed Broadway, Off-Broadway and film producer Daryl Roth will be the 2016 recipient of the Order of the Golden Sphinx award.† Ms. Roth will be honored and presented with the prestigious award at the annual Order of the Golden Sphinx Gala to be held at the Diamond Horseshoe at the Paramount Hotel in New York City on April 11, 2016. (more...)

Arkansas Repertory Theatre Producing Artistic Director Robert Hupp ResignsArkansas Repertory Theatre Producing Artistic Director Robert Hupp Resigns
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

Arkansas Repertory Theatre announced today the resignation of producing artistic director Robert Hupp. Hupp is currently in his seventeenth season as the leader of Arkansas' largest non-profit theatre company. Hupp's resignation is effective with the conclusion of his current contract which expires at the end of June 2016. At that time, Hupp will assume his new position as artistic director of Syracuse Stage in Syracuse, New York. (more...)

Robert M. Hupp Named Syracuse Stage's New Artistic DirectorRobert M. Hupp Named Syracuse Stage's New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

Syracuse Stage is pleased to announce that Robert M. Hupp has been named the company's new artistic director. (more...)

Cast Announced for Windy City Playhouse's Chicago Premiere of THE EXPLORERS CLUBCast Announced for Windy City Playhouse's Chicago Premiere of THE EXPLORERS CLUB
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

Windy City Playhouse, Chicago's newest professional theater, launches 2016 with the Chicago premiere of Nell Benjamin's slapstick farce The Explorers Club, set in a Victorian-era scientific gentleman's club. David H. Bell directs Cristina Panfilio (Chicago Shakespeare Theater's Pericles) as a female anthropologist vying for membership. Alex Goodrich (Elf: The Musical), Ryan Imhoff (Chicago Shakespeare Theater's A Midsummer Night's Dream), Matt Browning (Redtwist's Incident at Vichy), Graham Emmons (Prologue's Porcelain), Dan Rodden (Theater at the Center's On Golden Pond) and Zack Shornick (MPAACT's Ghosts of Atwood) make up the Club members, while Colin Morgan (Oracle's No Beast So Fierce) is Queen Victoria's private secretary and Wesley Daniel (Chicago Shakes' Pericles) is a blue-skinned primitive. Previews for The Explorers Club begin Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at Windy City Playhouse, 3014 West Irving Park Road. Press performances are Thursday, February 4 at 7:30 pm. and Friday, February 5 at 8 p.m. Tickets, $15-$55, are available by calling the box office at 773-891-8985 or visiting windycityplayhouse.com/the-explorers-club/ (more...)

Nathan Lane Narrates New York Philharmonic's New Year's Eve Concert TonightNathan Lane Narrates New York Philharmonic's New Year's Eve Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2015

Tony Award-winning star of theater, film, and television Nathan Lane†joins†this year's edition of the New York Philharmonic's annual New Year's Eve celebration, LA VIE PARISIENNE, narrating Saint-Saens's CARNIVAL OF ANIMALS. (more...)

Photo Flash: SNL's Nora Dunn and PROJECT RUNWAY's Peach Carr Visit GOTTA DANCE in ChicagoPhoto Flash: SNL's Nora Dunn and PROJECT RUNWAY's Peach Carr Visit GOTTA DANCE in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2015

The pre-Broadway World Premiere of GOTTA DANCE officially opened earlier this week on†December 28†and will play through January 17, 2016, at Broadway In Chicago's Bank of America Theatre (18 W Monroe St, Chicago), before opening on Broadway in the Fall of 2016.†Nora Dunn (Saturday Night Live) and Peach Carr (Project Runway) attended last night's (Dec 29th) performance, and you can check out a photo of them below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of Broadway-Bound GOTTA DANCE in Chicago!Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of Broadway-Bound GOTTA DANCE in Chicago!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2015

The pre-Broadway World Premiere of Gotta Dance officially opened†in Chicago on December 28,†and will play thru January 17, 2016, at Broadway In Chicago's Bank of America Theatre (18 W Monroe St, Chicago), before opening on Broadway in the Fall of 2016. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a look inside opening night below! (more...)

BWW Review: A Feel Good GOTTA DANCEBWW Review: A Feel Good GOTTA DANCE
by Misha Davenport - Dec 30, 2015

Tony Award-winning director/choreographer Jerry Mitchell scores again with a light-hearted, uplifting GOTTA DANCE. (more...)

Photo Flash: More Shots of Haven Burton, Andre De Shields, Georgia Engel & More in Broadway-Bound GOTTA DANCE!Photo Flash: More Shots of Haven Burton, Andre De Shields, Georgia Engel & More in Broadway-Bound GOTTA DANCE!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2015

The pre-Broadway World Premiere of Gotta Dance is†now officially open and will play thru†January 17, 2016, at Broadway In Chicago's Bank of America Theatre (18 W Monroe St, Chicago), before opening on Broadway in the Fall of 2016. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you more shots of†the cast in action! †Want to see more? †Check out the original production photos here. (more...)

Review Roundup: Broadway-Bound GOTTA DANCE Opens in Chicago - Updating Live!Review Roundup: Broadway-Bound GOTTA DANCE Opens in Chicago - Updating Live!
by Review Roundups - Dec 29, 2015

Let's check out what the critics had to say... (more...)

Broadway-Bound GOTTA DANCE Officially Opens in Chicago Tonight!Broadway-Bound GOTTA DANCE Officially Opens in Chicago Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2015

The pre-Broadway World Premiere of GOTTA DANCE officially opens tonight, December 28, and will now play through January 17, 2016, at Broadway In Chicago's Bank of America Theatre (18 W Monroe St, Chicago), before opening on Broadway in the Fall of 2016. (more...)

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